Conaway, who worked with the Checkers in a part-time role beginning in 2012, joined the team full time as strength and conditioning coach in June of 2016. The The Asheboro, NC, native has been with Novant Health Lakeside Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine in Charlotte since 2011, and has worked with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, the Checkers and high school athletes in varying capacities. Conaway earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science, as well as his master’s degree in athletic training, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.